Covid 19 has curtailed many sports but golf has been allowed to continue albeit with special restrictions in place. The Course has been very heavy going and very wet with all the rain recently so scoring, apart from a few players, has been difficult.
The Lady Golfers have just completed their 2020 Championships and special thanks goes to Kevin Doonan and the D & J Ford Motor Group for their generous sponsorship again this year. The golfers certainly appreciate the sponsorship but sadly this year formal presentations for the Championships were not allowed.
A welcome addition to the field was Jo Cornwell, Jo was fortunate enough to have leave to play through the week, she is normally a weekend only player.
The 2020 Club Champion is Lynne Ritchie who won quite convincingly with the runner up being Olwyn King.
The 2nd Division was a battle of the sisters with Carol Osborne and Julie Murnane going head to head throughout 3 rounds with Carol coming home strongly in the 4th round to wrestle the title from Julie. Both are to be congratulated as they played very well over the 4 rounds.
C Grade was won by Judi Moore.
Ist Division 72 holes handicap was won by Jennifer Wild with a score of 309 nett while the runner up was Olwyn King with 323 nett.
2nd Division handicap was again won by Carol Osborne 301 nett while Julie Murnane had to be content with runner up 2 strokes back with 303 nett.
Individual Day scores were Round 1 – Rhonda Thompson 77 who also won the monthly medal. 2nd Div Julie Murnane 75 while Carol Osborne won the medal with 74.
Round 2 – 1st Div: Jennifer Wild 73 and 2nd Div: Pat Livermore 78
Round 3 – 1st Div: Olwyn King 78 and 2nd Div: Robyn Houlison 78
Round 4 – 1st Div: Jennifer Wild 78 and 2nd Div: Marie Hackett 78
The Mixed Foursomes which were scheduled to be played in April and were postponed due to Covid 19 will now be cancelled for 2020 as re-scheduling a date has proven too difficult with quite a few women players having other commitments.
The Ladies Foursomes sponsored by Neville Kerrison will go ahead with the rounds to be played on 20th and 25th November.
On 30th September the Ladies held their Annual General Meeting and the positions on the Committee now are:
President – Lynne Ritchie; Vice President – Anne Doohan; Captain – Judi Moore; Secretary – Jennifer Wild; Treasurer – Carol Osborne, with Committee Members – Pat Livermore and Julie Murnane.
The Lady Golfers would like to thank outgoing Treasurer, Marie Hackett for her commitment to Ladies’ Golf at Lithgow Golf Club.